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and i thank you for your service to the country and for your professionalism in running the fbi. the fbi operates the national and state criminal and background check system. we have to enforece the laws that we have. even the momentary glance at the laws we have proves there are holes in our system that even with adequate enforcement would not keep guns out of the hands that seek to do us harm. i'm focused on the fact that those on the terror watch list do not raise a flag in the system. what are those on the terror watch list and not automatically denied a fire arm from licensed firearms dealer and should it person?s listing on the list be a factor in the denial of a firearm? >> the reason those on the terrorist watch list [indiscernible] one of the factors is listed in the statute. there is legislation being discussed in terms of what more can be done to expand these prohibitive factors or to expand it and other ways the use of nix to bar the sale of guns. >> so a person can be on the terror watch list and yet we have to pass legislation to ensure that a person on that list can't purc
. chairman, i thank you for your kind words this is about the men and women of the fbi accomplished so much in the last decade. i thank you for the opportunity to be here to represent the men and women of the fbi. i also want to start by thanking this committee and result in particular for the extraordinary support you have given to the fbi over the last decade. we live in a time of diverse and persistent threats from terrorists, spies, cyber criminals. at the same time, we face a wide range of criminal corruption. just as our national security and criminal threats constantly evolves, so too must the fbi to meet encounter these evolving threats. we look forward to one additional challenge, this the ability to maintain our current capabilities to these threats during a time of constrained budgets. today, i spent a moment to connect our highest priority, national security and criminal threats. terrorists ruined our top priority, terrace with global reach and global ambitions that seek to strike as at home and abroad. the opera today in more places and against a wider array of targets than the
the communities -- the communities also would. in terms of training, we have had this discussion about fbi staff training. the train was utilizing stereotypic erroneous information. we brought that to you, and you're telling us, you're looking at, making sure that these things would be eliminated and addressed. since then, i have heard a couple more times that certain regions have been doing that again. i would like an update on that train. in this area. tomade changes to that end my understanding, those changes have been adopted. training meets the appropriate standards. if you have instances that you have heard that is not accurate, i would appreciate knowing it but i have not heard of any such instances. i believe that other entities emulated what we have done in terms of assuring the validity of our training materials curry >> they may have hired contractors to do the training. step to be a serious ensure they follow the rules. >> included a review of any contractors utilizing our allrials to assure that live up to our standards. >> i appreciate that. i'm going to go back to mr. serrano beca
. there is breaking news on a deadly shooting at a military base home to the fbi training academy. a woman and a man are dead. good morning everybody, i'm bill hemmer. that's where we start in this version of "america's newsroom.". martha has time off. >> good for her. i'm heather childers filling in for her heather: a colonel getting emotional. >> they were all assigned to officers candidates school. all of the candidates in the school are accounted for and safe as we take care of our marines and their families, that are dealing with this tragedy. i would also can for the support of our neighbors, the community, and their thoughts and prayers as well. for our marines who have lost their comrades in arms. heather: marine base quantico is about 0 miles south of washington. bill: sergeant christopher zahn, a marine corps spokesman is with me now. good morning to you. >> good morning, sir. bill: i know this is always difficult. what can you report about what happened last night? >> we have three marines we lost last night which is never an easy day for anybody and i agree with the planning officer's em
to know what is going on with this investigation. they have heard nothing from the fbi. bill: school bus driver facing suspension for taking a call on the job. now why would she do that? wait until you hear who was calling before you pass judgment here. >> we have these rules, context doesn't matter. there is some, there are some circumstances here warrant taking another look at this. % every year. go to e-trade and find out how much our advice and guidance costs. spoiler alert: it's low. it's guidance on your terms, not ours. e-trade. less for us. more for you. martha: let's go back to our top story now. this all began to break during "america's newsroom" yesterday. now we're getting conflicting account what's really going on inside syria as the civil war there continues to rage. you've got the white house at first saying it had no reason to believe those reports that were coming out, that chemical weapons had been used. something that president obama had said very clearly, that if it happened that would be a red line. it would be a game-changer, change the calculus were his words. just
desert training facilities for military. to capitol hill, a hearing underway putting fbi director robert mueller on the hot seat. why congressional investigators have not yet heard from the survivors who were eyewitnesses to the terror attack that killed four americans in benghazi, including our ambassador on 9/11 of last year. chief intel defense correspondent catherine herridge joins us. >> as we wait for the fbi oversight hearing, a short time ago the state department asked whether it would give investigators access to the survivors and the response was noncommittal. >> we have been working with the congress on the benghazi issue, both houses, many committees for months and months and months, and we have been very open it all of their requests and transparent with them about the details in our investigation. >> reporter: the investigation, fox news obtained a letter written by republican congressman frank wolf asking that egyptian authorities stop blocking access to a key benghazi suspect in kay rcairo, any country failing to cooperate with the u.s. and justice is in essence responsi
meeting. you bet they're talking about that. bill: big brains in that room. did the fbi solve one of america's most infamous art heists? ♪ . bill: so we hear from the fbi it has made a major break in one of the best known art heists in u.s. history. it says it now knows who stole 13 masterpieces from boston's isabella stuart museum 23 years ago this week. the fbi is not releasing the names of the suspects and offering only a few clues it says. >> for the first time we can say with a high degree of confidence we determined in the years since the theft the art was transported to connecticut and to the philadelphia area. bill: well the missing art includes three rembrandts, like storm on the sea of gal little lee. and monet. the masterpieces are worth an estimated $500 million. martha: well, we're learning that a computer glitch is putting the mars rover "curiosity" science experiments on a bit of a hold right now. nasa says it is still in contact with its good friend rover up there and hopes to have it fully functioning this week but it comes after "curiosity" made the most signif
, to natural instincts. jenna: today fbi director bob muller faces some new questions from lawmakers on the status of the investigation of the benghazi terror attacks. this is as more questions are surfacing about why we aren't hearing from the survivors. >> does the white house take a position on whether the various lawmakers who have been seeking access to the benghazi survivors should, in fact, have that access? >> as i said on your air the other day, the white house is certainly not preventing anybody from having access to any of the survivors of the benghazi attack. i think it's worth noting that government employees, in this case some of them in highly-sensitive positions, have responsibilities that existed before and exist after an attack like that. but investigation is ongoing. we don't talk about specifics in terms of the president's visits to walter reed. i can -- >> or elsewhere? >> i don't have anything for you on that. i don't know the answer to that question. jenna: just to clarify, james rosen asked jay carney has the president met with any of the survivors, and that's
, including an fbi investigation into the business dealings of an eye doctor, dr. solomon mel who's a big donor. so it's not over yet. >> joe johns reporting live from washington. >>> nearly 11 years after the murder of "wall street journal" reporter daniel pearl, there's a new break in the case. the man believed to have facilitated pearl's kidnapping has now been arrested in pakistan. back in 2002, pearl cousin kidn was kidnapped, tortured, and then killed. the suspected mastermind of the september 11 attacked was arrested and confessed, but he's never been charged. >>> this morning, in front of a crowd of 150,000 people, pope francis was officially inaugurated as the 266th bishop of rome. he appeared in st. peter's square in an open air vehicle, spenting 15 minutes kissing babies and blessing the sick. in his homily, he called for catholics to be protectors of creation and god's plan. more than 300 world leaders attended the ceremony, including vice president joe biden. >>> tomorrow's the first day of spring, but you wouldn't know it by the looks of things in the northeast. 14 inches of
years. the fbi is revealing new information. we'll talk to the museum's security director next. >>> we're taking you back 23 years. yesterday one of the biggest art heights in american history this boston, 81 minutes, that's all it took, 13 masterpieces, stolen. take a listen. >> the thieves entered the first floor and went to the blue room and stole a monet painting. and then up to the second floor in the dutch room, they stole six paintings. some of them cut out of the frames. among them, three rembrandts, including the artist's only sea scape. >> yesterday the fbi tells us they now know who the thieves are, they're mobsters, but they still don't know where the precious paintings are. joining me now from brookline massachusetts is the director from the museum. anthony, i assume you're breathing a sigh of relief kind of, but do we know where the art is? >> good afternoon. no, we know who did it and this is a sigh of relief, but a long time coming. >> how did they figure out they were these mobsters? >> well, we know they were members of an organized crime syndicate, not necessarily mo
this is the largest insider-trading settlement with the securities. the justice apartment in the fbi still investigating trading of other stocks. one of the world's most successful hedge fund managers generating an average annual return of 25 percent over the past two decades. a federal court delivering another blow to obamacare ruling that the founder of domino's pizza does not have to offer contraception coverage to his employees as mandated by obamacare. the founder, roman catholic disagrees with contraception on religious grounds and has sold the company several years ago, this ruling granting him a preliminary injunction affecting -- injunction affecting his current business. the issue is expected to end up before the supreme court, as you might expect. it is a good week for jesus. a new pope and now this. the latest nielsen ratings showed that the tv miniseries the bible is a huge hit. sunday night's telecast on the history channel through almost 11 million viewers, more than anything broadcast on nbc for the entire week. 13 million viewers also tune in to see the bible in its inaugu
it the same way. >> even honduras said it didn't matter. >> 7:30 in the morning. f.b.i., irs, six vans, customers about 13 of them on my deck, all with guns. >> that was just the beginning of his nightmare. >> you were sentenced to? >> eight years, would month. >> eight years and a month, maybe he was a repeat offender. >> any trouble before this? >> worst thing was a speeding ticket. >> he served six years in jail. >> what happened to your business? >> i went broke. >> what happened to the family? >> broke up. my kids are back home with their mother. that is the story. >> how do attorney generals they are not evil people. they want to make a name for themselves. they don't want to hurt people that didn't do nasty things wnruq are a lot of fanatics. >> prosecutors have noticed, other prosecutors like eliot spitzer, richard blumenthal, want impressive conviction records. >> all these regulations, they will comb the books and find something. >> this could happen to you. they can take any law they think you broke and take you to trial. whether you win or le you are going to lose because b
heists ever finally been solved with the f.b.i. revealing after two decades, they know who pulled off the stunning robbery of 13 pieces of art work worth half a billion from the boston museum. we are breaking down all of the moves, the good ones, the bad ones, the ones that will remain nameless from the "dancing with the stars" premiere all coming up on "good morning america" and i don't know if you have a favorite, kristen and eric? did you watch? >> i always route for ali because i loved her in the olympics but we have a local girl and she is awesome on the disney channel. >> she is the frontrunner. >> thank you. >> eric, you are not a fan? >> i'm a fan of sleep, thank you very much. >> you will catch up today on tivo. >> a new report shows americans are more connected to their devices than ever before and are now more than half a billion internet connected devices including tv's and computers with the average home having six devices and the fastest growth is in the tablet market with a surge expected in smaller tablets and half the tablets were below 8" in screen size. consumes say
at a virginia facility on high-tech programs that could benefit china's military, and the fbi busted him over the weekend with a one-way ticket on a flight about to take off to beijing. court documents show the worker did not revole all the electronics he was taking with him, including a nasa laptop commuter and a hard drive. congressman wolf says the contractor has a history of trouble. >> we know that mr. james has in the past, has in the past, taken sense stiff information back to china and he should not have been allowed to remove from langley. >> last week the inspector general said this did not appear to be. >> shepard: a huge day for a teenager who took a bullet on the school bus. today she walked back to school for the first time. what she says about her mission next. ds... ♪ wireless is limitless. [ female announcer ] from finding the best way... ♪ to finding the best catch... ♪ wireless is limitless.
. bill: a critical last question too, what his wife saw. bill gavin, former chief executive for the fbi in new york, miami and denver, head of the gaff vin group. good morning. you say it is very difficult to solve this case. why do you believe that? >> it is very difficult. doesn't appear at this particular point in time to have a lot of witnesses and that is always vital in solving crimes of this kind. they have to go to the forensic evidence to determine, you might go to the door knock, or the bell, how did this person nok on the door? what kind of an approach they used. did he use a revolver, he or she. i don't know the subject may be. did they use a revolver? in which case there is probably no shell casings. did they use a pistol which there are shell casings. all things are taken into account by the el paso county sheriff's office. bill: does this sound like a hit, a hit map pulled it off? >> bill, it sound more like a hit than a random shooting. i heard that theory to begin with and i predict it probably isn't. mr. clements dealt with a lot of people that weren't nice people. one
in the hands of the district attorney's office and the fbi. the auditor listed more than a dozen alleged violations by council members. among other things, the audit uses their power to -- the bidding process for the cleanup of the old oakland army base. both brooks and reed denied the allegations. in the meantime, ktvu has learned there's a second investigation. this is a story you will see only on 2. we obtained a report from a private investigator from a company that was charged with corruption. that report includes an interview with a man who claims his business partner claimed money to get special treatment from city hall and specifically councilman reed. >> what was that money for? >> just so that he can get whatever he wants from the city's approval. >> how do you think he was doing that? >> because he had connections. he had a connection with larry reed. >> it was mind-boggling to me that someone can say that because they're in a relationship with someone else, that they paid me $50,000 because i wanted to retire. well, i'm still here. i just got re-elected. i have never taken a
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